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Mild variant of bird flu found in Deurne

Low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a poultry farm with some 28.000 chickens in Deurne, the Netherlands. This ...

News item | 18-05-2010 | 14:50

International conference on agriculture, food security and climate

At the beginning of November the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation will host a conference on agriculture, ...

News item | 17-05-2010 | 15:19

Verburg writes letter of support to goat farmers

In a letter to ZLTO Branch of Goat Farmers, Minister Verburg (LNV) addresses the dairy goat farmers facing the drastic ...

News item | 18-01-2010 | 16:22

Double standards?

Many people are concerned by the report that ministers Verburg (LNV) and Klink (VWS) have decided to not to cull goats on ...

News item | 14-01-2010 | 09:14

All pregnant animals on infected farms to be culled

To control the outbreak of Q fever, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Gerda Verburg and Minister of Health, ...

News item | 21-12-2009 | 09:55

Agreement on EU budget 2009 and agricultural facility for developing countries

Agreement was reached last Friday in Brussels on the European Budget for 2009, and on the funding for the agricultural facility ...

News item | 25-11-2008 | 12:19

New boost to agriculture in Uruzgan

The development of Uruzgan has been given a new boost with the establishment of the Uruzgan Islamic Investment and Financing ...

News item | 30-06-2008 | 12:24

Koenders and Verburg boost agricultural funding for developing countries

Agriculture minister Gerda Verburg and Development minister Bert Koenders are investing an additional 50 million euros in ...

News item | 13-05-2008 | 10:42

Uruzgan farmers to receive UN aid

The Netherlands has pledged 2.4 million euros to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), which will be ...

News item | 15-04-2008 | 12:11

More money for small farmers in developing countries

At the Spring Meeting of the World Bank in Washington on 13 April, it was decided to invest 800 million dollars in agriculture in ...

News item | 13-04-2008 | 12:23